February 23, 2010
In the Amazon docket today is the last recorded album by a country legend and the long-awaited first by a promising upstart.
Johnny Cash’s American VI: Ain’t No Grave is going for $3.99. Upon first listen, his voice and the arrangements actually sound a bit more alive than on previous sets in the series. Plus he covers the Hawaiian classic, “Aloha Oe.” Represent.
Sarah Buxton’s much-delayed debut album – featuring current single “Outside My Window”, plus “Space”, “Stupid Boy”, “That Kind of Day”, and the bridge of “Strawberry Wine” “Innocence” – has been released in two different versions.
First up, a regular version for $5.99, featuring an Amazon MP3 exclusive track called “Crazy Dream”:
And then a version including the regular album plus “The Pajama Sessions,” which appears to be acoustic versions of all the songs on the album. That one’s going for $10.99.